Netanyahu scents election victory with far-right allies

Netanyahu scents election victory with far-right allies

By Rosie Scammell Veteran Israeli hawk Benjamin Netanyahu appeared on the cusp of returning to power Wednesday, with initial election results showing his alliance with the extreme right taking a narrow lead. With around 84 percent of the vote counted at 0755 GMT,...
How do Israeli elections work?

How do Israeli elections work?

Israel goes to the polls Tuesday for its fifth general election in less than four years, after the collapse of a coalition government which ousted Benjamin Netanyahu from power. Here are some facts about the electoral process: – Plethora of parties –...